Egypt’s Hegazi on his side’s draw with Angola

Sat 13 November 2021 | 12:36

The Egypt centre-back talked about his side’s display in the battle against Angola in the final round of the World Cup qualifiers.


were held to a 2-2 draw by


in the World Cup qualifier clash. Egypt were 2-0 down but they leveled the game courtesy of goals from

Mohamed Elneny


Akram Tawfik


Ahmed Hegazi

revealed that the team weren’t at their best during the whole game but he is pleased to see his side earning one point from the draw.

“Our goal was to qualify, we did not start properly and this gave Angola an advantage, but our performance improved at the end of the first-half and the beginning of the second,”

Hegazi said in a post-match interview.

“Coming back after being two goals down in an away stadium shows the character of the Egyptian team. We were able to win in the second half, but the result is acceptable to a large extent.

“Carlos Queiroz stressed to us the need to have a strong start because we lacked that in previous matches,”

he concluded.

source: SportMob

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